Our Towns

Eagle: Coffee with the Mayor March 1 and other news

Several news items from the city of Eagle this week:

Coffee with the Mayor: Join Mayor Jim Reynolds for conversation and coffee from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 1, at Perks of Life, 1540 E. Iron Eagle Drive.

City park vendors: Any parties interested in selling food and/or beverages in city parks need to submit an application by 5 p.m. March 14.

The city is considering vendors for the following parks: Heritage Park, 185 E. State St.; Merrill Park, 637 E. Shore Drive; Guerber Park, 2200 E. Hill Road; and Eagle Sports Complex, 3151 E. Green Brook St.

Applications may be picked up during regular business hours at Eagle City Hall, 660 E. Civic Lane, or downloaded from the city’s website.

Applications will be presented to the city council on March 25. At that time the council will randomly select applications. For further details contact Eagle City Hall at 939-6813.

Historical Museum needs volunteers: The museum needs an archives volunteer and a programs and community outreach volunteer.

The archives volunteer will be in charge of the museum’s archive file drawers. The position requires someone detail-oriented and highly organized. No computer knowledge is required. The volunteer, who must be 18 or older, can work anytime during regular museum hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The programs and community outreach volunteer will organize the museum’s programs and build new programs for community outreach. The position requires strong organizational skills and giving public presentations. Volunteers must be 18 or older, have their own vehicle and be willing to work as long as needed to complete a project. The volunteer does not necessarily need to work during normal business hours and can manage some projects from home. Computer skills, including Power Point are required.

For more information on being a volunteer, contact museum coordinator Alana Dunn at 939-2669 or via email at eaglemuseum@cityofeagle.org.

Eagle Community Fund: Developed in 1994 by the city, contributions to the Eagle Community Fund via the Idaho Community Foundation have created a permanent endowment that has grown to a size that now allows distribution from interest earned to support charitable needs in the community on an annual basis.

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, public schools and government agencies providing services, projects or activities within the city of Eagle.

Applications are available at Eagle City Hall or online. The deadline to apply is April 7. Grant recipients will be announced in early May.

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